Alnmouth is an acute admission ward based at St George’s Park, Morpeth. It provides services for up to 19 female patients. The service is for women over the age of 18 years who require treatment in hospital. The ward also accepts young women aged 16 -17 years in an emergency situation when there are no children and young people’s services beds available.
How do people get referred?
Admissions to the ward will be via a Mental Health Act assessment via the Community Mental Health team or via the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Teams, who will use a traige system to determine whether the referral is appropriate to them, they will access the inpatient bed that is required.